Oil and Gas

PwC’s Oil and Gas practice comprises a group of subject matter experts (SMEs) with deep knowledge about the market, competition, policy and regulations, trends and issues in the global and Indian oil and gas industry.

We have extensive experience in working with ministries, regulatory bodies, industry federations as well as most public and private sector companies in the sector. Through our services and solutions we assist companies deal with challenges in the following areas:

  • Market entry, new investments and expansion
  • Operations efficiency improvement
  • Developing businesses and projects
oil and gas consultants in India

We have advised companies operating across the oil and gas value chain on refining and marketing, petrochemicals, fertilisers, exploration and production, and natural gas and LNG businesses. We also advise our clients in EPC, coal-to-liquid, and underground coal gasification businesses. The services we offer include the following:

  • Policy and regulatory advisory
  • Assessments of markets
  • Reviews of contracts
  • Financial appraisals
  • Initiation of deals
  • Valuation services
  • Commercial due diligence and transaction support
  • Deal-closure documentation
  • Business, corporate and operations strategies
  • R&D and innovation strategy
  • Gas and LNG price analysis
  • Strategy for sourcing gas
  • Risk management strategy
  • Developing frameworks for managing risks
  • Preparation of business plan
  • Global networking for cross-border deals
  • Improvement in operations efficiency through supply chain optimisation
  • Improvement through business process reviews, organisation design and manpower planning and assessment
  • Advisory for bidding for E&P acreages under NELP and CBM licensing rounds
  • Advisory for bidding for licences for city gas distribution network and transportation pipelines
  • Tariff filing to Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board
  • Bid advisory for underground coal gasification
  • Gas sale purchase and transportation contract reviews
  • Deal-related services for equity oil projects, farm in and farm outs, assignments

Insights

The gas play: India Gas Sector Survey 2016

Natural gas has been widely acknowledged as the fuel of the twenty-first century. Currently, the gas sector is going through a unique and challenging phase. With its high macroeconomic growth prospects and billion plus population, India is confronted with concerns about energy security and environmental sustainability.

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The differentiator: Implications of the Union Budget 2015 on the oil and gas industry

The oil sector, albeit with the blessing of external factors, provided the economy in 2014-15 with reduced inflationary pressures, savings of exchequer costs, and contributions to collections. The sector caused a significant difference to the economy. The sector will continue to make its contribution more significant by increasing domestic production.

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New view: Implications of the Union Budget 2014 on the oil and gas industry

The government has unambiguously stated that it will continue with the policy of calibrated correction in diesel prices. Stabilisation of external exchange and stable international crude oil prices are stated in the Budget as critical in the process of rationalisation of diesel prices.

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Forging ties: Securing energy supply for a stronger economy

Energy security forms the basis of formulating energy policy in every country. For a developing nation like India, energy security, assumes critical importance, since the projected requirements have to be met in an environment where domestic energy supplies are limited and the energy needs are to be met through imports, amidst the persisting international uncertainties.

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Going forward: Implications of the Union Budget 2013 on the Oil and gas Industry

The budget speech dealt with an altogether different but critical subject of energy security. The acknowledgement by the government of the need to reduce import dependency by enhancing domestic oil and gas production was evident in the budget speech. Stops in hydrocarbon sector for energy securitisation appear to be getting challenged by the government.

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Shale oil: the next energy revolution

Shale oil (light tight oil) is rapidly emerging as a significant and relatively low cost new unconventional resource in the US. There is potential for shale oil production to spread globally over the next couple of decades. If it does, it would revolutionise global energy markets, providing greater long term energy security at lower cost for many countries.

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Rising above the sub-optimal: Exploring ways to find energy solutions

Economic growth of a country depends on the long-term availability of energy from the sources that are affordable, accessible and environment friendly. For developing countries, the energy sector assumes critical importance in view of the ever-increasing needs, which require huge investments.

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Deepak Mahurkar
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Tel: +91 124 330 6027
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